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iPhone and iPad minimum app price increased to 79p

The cheapest price developers can charge for a paid-for app on iOS has been increased to 79p. It’s only the second time that the baseline app price has been increased following its jump from 59p to 69p back in the summer of 2011. The price increase puts even more pressure …

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App Store developers generated $10bn in revenue last year

App Store developers combined to generate revenue exceeding $10bn in 2014, Apple has announced. The figure marks a new annual record for Apple’s digital shop, and it brings the cumulative total for developer revenue to more than $25bn since the App Store’s launch in 2008. This year is off to …

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Apple halts online sales in Russia over volatile rouble concerns

The plummeting value of the rouble has led to tech giant Apple halting online sales of products to Russia and closing its Russian website. Apple had already last month upped its Russian prices by 25 per cent to try and bring prices in line with some other European regions. The …

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Nudity restored to Papers Please on iOS

The option for nudity in indie hit Papers Please has been restored after what Apple described as a misunderstanding”. Just talked to Apple,” developer Lucas Pope said on Twitter. The initial rejection for porn was a misunderstanding on their part. They suggested I resubmit with the nudity option.” He later …

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Apple forced pixel nudity removal from Papers Please

Indie hit Papers Please is now available on iPad, but creator Lucas Pope has revealed that Apple forced him to remove the game’s nudity. The original version saw players, who assume the role of a immigration officer in a totalitarian state, occasionally forcing visitors to endure a body scan, revealing …

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Apple names Threes its Game of the Year

Sirvo’s puzzle title Threes has been named as Apple’s iOS game of the year, with 1337 & Senri’s Leo’s Fortune the runner up. A number of games are named in the platform holder’s Best Games list, including Monument Valley, 80 Days, Wayward Souls, Retry, Godus and Alone. Minecrat: Pocket Edition …

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